LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Chloe Long of Lafayette, Ind., died Aug. 9, 2011, at home surrounded by family. She had been a resident of Milner Community Health Care in Rossville, Ind., since 2010.
Born July 7, 1920, in Lima, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Chester and Mary Cooper. She was preceded in death by a brother, Chester “Bud” Cooper in 1997. She lived the majority of her life in the Centerburg and Mount Vernon area until moving to Lafayette, Ind., with her granddaughter in 2007.
On Aug. 21, 1937, she married Arthur Long in Lima. They were divorced in 1941. He survives. They had two sons, Dennis Long (Alice) of Mount Vernon and Douglas Long (Louzella) of Utica. They both survive.
Ms. Long worked for the Curtis Wright Corp. during World War II. She then was a Dental Assistant for 25 years with Dr. Bill Hunter DDS in Centerburg. She then worked as a caregiver for various families in and around the Columbus area. Ms. Long attended Advent Christian Church for many years while living in Bloomfield. Ms. Long attended Covenant Presbyterian Church in West Lafayette, Ind. She was a member of the Eastern Star organization.
Surviving with her two sons are six grandchildren, Grant Long (Connie), Greg Long (Diana), Tom Long (Susan), Melinda Daniel and Jeff Long (Donna), all of the Mount Vernon area, and Becky Daubenmier (Joe) of Lafayette, Ind.; 14 great-grandchildren, Melissa Hedrick (Nathan) and Jacob Daubenmier (Kelsey) of Rossville, Ind., Eric Long, Justin Long, Kasey Long, Jennifer Long, Hannah Long, Allyson Long, Canyon Carter, Cullen Carter, Caria Carter, Anna Long, of the Mount Vernon area, Josh Daniel (Stephanie) of Las Cruces, N.M., and Jamie Reich (Rick) of Danbury, Conn.; six great-great-grandchildren, Alton, Wesley and Reagan Hedrick, Clayton and Carson Daubenmier and Reese Reich; and a niece, Sara Corbet of Benson, Ariz.
There will be no visitation hours. A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held Saturday, Aug. 13, at 11 a.m. at Brandon Baptist Church.
Submitted by Joe Daubenmier.
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